Prayer's Light

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Prayer's Light

Glowing dawn crept upon me
as I lay awakened amidst trembling dreams
Wanting sleep, not to weep, no tears left,
feeling bereft, nothing to hold me
Open arms and an ancient heart waits 
silent and unfolding in the days light
Tearing at my soul, it feels, it needs all night
Need to release the shredded fight that controls my sight
Crying and bleeding in endless wanton fright
Only a glimpse of salvation comes with a prayer's light
-M.Jacobs

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icu2 commented on Prayer's Light

12-03-2009

Short, but seems to get the job done. I feel it all. Good.

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

Thanks for your comment on Prayer's Light. I read this over all of the time. It actually reads like a prayer to me. ty

Marsink commented on Prayer's Light

12-02-2009

It is good to have whole-hearted prayer and that glimpse offers hope to carry on. A glowing appeal to seeking that which is beyond our mortal eyes. Thank you for this enlighting work!

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

I am so pleased you enjoyed the Prayer's Light. It does offer refuge from a difficult spell. My intention was to use it for myself, but in sharing it, it touched so many others, of which I am grateful.

knight4696 commented on Prayer's Light

11-23-2009

WOW!!! Emotions run deep in this one!! Absolutely Great! Word choice, Imagery, Rhyme and Flow - 100% right on! Another poem that displays your magnificent talent. A remarkable piece! ..... Ken

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

Ken, thank you, I just picked up this comment and wanted to let you know that I appreciate you reading mine. Your comments are always appreciated and I am grateful for your encouragement.

Madelynn commented on Prayer's Light

09-13-2009

-this is why I am here.This kind of work just Drives Me to read,read,read!LOL This was as peaceful as was powerful.You are an incredibly gifted poet!!

danmartyjake1

09/13/2009

Thanks for your response.

Grito commented on Prayer's Light

09-06-2009

A long long night, sad and bereft, awaiting the aid of the clear light.

danmartyjake1

09/06/2009

ty

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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